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What's Eating Gilbert Grape


Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Juliette Lewis, Mary Steenburgen View All


Peter Hedges (Screenplay), Lasse Hallstrom (Director) View All

Release: Dec. 17th, 1993
Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes
Gilbert Grape is a small-town young man with a lot of responsibility. Chief among his concerns are his mother, who is so overweight that she can't leave the house, and his mentally impaired younger brother, Arnie, who has a knack for finding trouble. Settled into a job at a grocery store and an ongoing affair with local woman Betty Carver, Gilbert finally has his life shaken up by the free-spirited Becky.
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The biggest surprise, I learned, in regards to What's Eating Gilbert Grape, is how Darlene Cates became involved and played Mama Grape.
Frightened Inmate No. 2
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape is admittedly slow paced and lacks any real events or climaxes, but works as a moving character piece.